Facens

Introduction

The Sorocaba Engineering School (FACENS) is the first higher education institution of the sector founded in Sorocaba. Maintained by the Sorocaba Cultural Association for Technological Renovation (ACRTS), it is considered to be a nonprofit and philanthropic Federal Organization certified by the National Welfare Council. Subsequently, it offers numerous grants to students who have socio-economic needs. The organization also invests all of its profits in the College, making FACENS an educational center that is growing constantly.

It currently offers eight courses: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Mechatronics, Chemistry, Production Engineering and Technology in Digital Gaming, as well as graduate courses and specializations.

Its level of education is recognized throughout the job market, generating extremely high percentages of graduate employability (average of 94% over the past eight years). FACENS has outstanding professional and academic faculty as well as a great infrastructure, supported by well-equipped and technologically advanced labs. These are decisive factors for the recognition of the educational programs the College develops, and, more specifically, for the quality of professionals who graduate here.

Mission and Goals

The Sorocaba Engineering College (FACENS) mission is: "To be a model for innovation and to graduate trained citizens who are happy, responsible, entrepreneurial, and capable of creating technological solutions that transform society."

Goals

FACENS programs aim to:

  • Stimulate cultural creation and development of a scientific spirit and reflective thinking;
  • Train graduates in different fields of knowledge, who are qualified to enter the professional sectors and participate in the development of Brazilian society, helping it to continue to grow;
  • Encourage research work and scientific research aimed at the development of science and technology and the creation and dissemination of culture, and thus develop the understanding of man and the environment;
  • Promote the dissemination of cultural, scientific and technical knowledge that compose the heritage of mankind, and to communicate knowledge through teaching, publications or other forms of communication;
  • Encourage the desire for constant cultural and professional development and provide opportunity for achieving it, integrating attainments from each generation in a systematic intellectual structure of knowledge;
  • Foster awareness of problems of the current times, particularly national and regional ones, provide specialized services to the community and establish a reciprocal relationship with it;
  • Promote broader interaction by opening participation to the general population, aiming to disseminate the achievements and benefits that result from cultural creation, and scientific and technological research generated in the institution.
This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Brazil)

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Programs

This school also offers:

Bachelor

Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2017 Brazil Sorocaba

FACENS Civil Engineering Program aims to train engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative view. The program trains professional who are able to apply skills and expertise in the areas of Construction, Structures, Geotechnical, Roads and Transportation, Sanitation and Environment. [+]

FACENS Civil Engineering Program aims to train engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative view. The program trains professional who are able to apply skills and expertise in the areas of Construction, Structures, Geotechnical, Roads and Transportation, Sanitation and Environment. The program is structured to meet the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country. It provides solid scientific and professional training that qualifies the engineer to assimilate and develop new technologies of economic, social and environmental aspects in an ethical and humanistic manner. Professional profile Professional Civil Engineers Engineer must have the ability to solve practical problems of their area by applying appropriate models to real-life cases. The professional should be able to develop concepts and adapt to new situations found in a real environment. Professional profile: Analysis, synthesis and problem solving skills; Ability to execute engineering projects; Ability to work in a team; Initiative, management and decision making skills; Awareness of the need to update their knowledge regularly. * According to National Curriculum Guidelines (Resolution no. CNE / CES 11/2002). Field of Work The potential professional fields for FACENS Civil Engineers are: residential, commercial and industrial; hydraulic and sanitation; structural; geotechnical; management, control and supervision of residential, commercial and industrial construction; roads, railways and bridges; budgeting, surveys and valuations; advisory and consulting; education. Their work can be executed within Companies, Construction, Public Utilities, Industries, Research Institutes and Banks. The skills, abilities and attitudes students acquire and develop, ensure they are assigned future professional activities related to their training. These may be: Management, supervision, coordination and technical guidance; Data collection, study, planning, project design and specifications; Study of technical, economic and environmental viability; Assistance, advisory and consulting; Direction of work and technical service; Inspection, expertise, evaluation, monitoring, report, technical advice, auditing and arbitration; Job performance and technical function; Training, teaching, research, development, testing, experimentation, testing and technical disclosure, extension; Budgeting; Standardization, measurement and quality control; Execution of jobs and technical service; Job supervision and technical service; Specialized technical production; Management of technical services; Management of installation teams, assembly, operation, repair and maintenance; Execution of installation, assembly, operation, repair, maintenance, equipment; Operation and maintenance of equipment and installation; Execution of technical drawing. Criteria for Passing or Failing Students will pass the class if their final grades are equal to or greater than 5.0 (five) and attendance is equal to or greater than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities. Students will fail the class if their attendance rate is less than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities, or have final grades lower than 5.0 (five). The same attendance and performance requirements apply to students who failed and retake the class. [-]

BSc

Chemical Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2017 Brazil Sorocaba

The aim of a FACENS of Chemical Engineering Program is to train skilled engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative vision. [+]

The aim of a FACENS of Chemical Engineering Program is to train skilled engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative vision. A Chemical Engineer engages in the development processes for the production of various industrial-scale products in the following sectors: food, cosmetics, biotechnology, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, cement, cellulose and paper, nuclear, paints and varnishes, polymers, environment, among others. The program is structured to meet the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country. It provides solid scientific and professional training that qualifies the engineer to assimilate and develop new technologies of economic, social and environmental aspects in an ethical and humanistic manner. Professional profile A professional in Chemical Engineering must have the ability to solve practical problems in their field by applying appropriate models to real-life cases. The professional should be able to develop concepts and adapt to new situations encountered in a real environment. The profile of a Chemical Engineer should basically exhibit: General background with solid knowledge in the basic, general and professional course areas, including in the humanities, social, ethical and environmental areas; Ability to solve practical problems by creating models of real life situations, developing concepts and adapting to new situations encountered in a real environment; Capacity to perform problem analysis and synthesize solutions by integrating multidisciplinary knowledge; Ability to elaborate projects and propose technical and economically competitive solutions; Ability to assimilate new technologies and to creatively visualize new applications for Chemical Engineering; Communication and leadership skills to work with multidisciplinary teams. * According to National Curriculum Guidelines (Resolution no. CNE /CES 11/2002). Criteria for Passing or Failing Students will pass the class if their final grades are equal to or greater than 5.0 (five) and attendance is equal to or greater than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities. Students will fail the class if their attendance rate is less than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities, or have final grades lower than 5.0 (five). The same attendance and performance requirements apply to students who failed and retake the class. [-]

Computer Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2017 Brazil Sorocaba

The aim of a FACENS Computer Engineering degree is to contribute and meet the demands of society in the applicable areas, as well as to commit to sustainable development of the region and country. [+]

The aim of a FACENS Computer Engineering degree is to contribute and meet the demands of society in the applicable areas, as well as to commit to sustainable development of the region and country. The objective of the program is to train and prepare computer engineers to meet relevant professional requests with critical, creative and innovative vision through solid basic, general and humanistic training associated with specific vocational training. Professional profile A Professional Computer Engineer must have the ability to solve practical problems of their area by applying appropriate models to real-life cases. A Computer Engineer should be able to develop concepts and adapt to new situations found in a real environment. Professional profile: General education; Ability to solve concrete problems; Ability to perform problem analysis and to synthesize solutions; Aptitude for project development; Ability to assimilate new technologies; Communication and leadership skills. * According to National Curriculum Guidelines (Resolution no. CNE/CES 11/2002). Field of Work The fields of work for FACENS Computer Engineers encompass: control and automation; and information systems; programming; hardware. The skills, abilities and attitudes students acquire and develop, ensure they are assigned future professional activities related to their training. These may be: Management, supervision, coordination and technical guidance; data collection, research, planning, design and specifications; study of technical, economic and environmental viability; Assistance, advisory and consulting; Direction of project and technical services; Inspection, expertise, evaluation, monitoring, reporting, technical advice, auditing and arbitration; Job performance and technical position; Training, teaching, research, development, analysis, experimentation, testing and technical disclosure, scale; Budgeting; standardization, measurement and quality control; Job execution and technical services; Job supervision and technical services; Specialized technical production; Management of technical services; Management of setup team, assembly, operations, repair and maintenance; Setup execution, assembly, operation, repair, maintenance, equipment; Operation and maintenance of equipment and installation; Execution of technical drawing. Criteria for Passing or Failing Students will pass the class if their final grades are equal to or greater than 5.0 (five) and attendance is equal to or greater than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities. Students will fail the class if their attendance rate is less than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities, or have final grades lower than 5.0 (five). The same attendance and performance requirements apply to students who failed and retake the class. [-]

Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2017 Brazil Sorocaba

The Mechanical Engineering program aims to contribute to meeting the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country. [+]

The Mechanical Engineering program aims to contribute to meeting the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country. The aim of the program is to train skilled engineers to meet the various relevant professional requests with critical, creative and innovative vision through solid basic, general and humanistic training associated with specific vocational training. Professional profile Professional Mechanical Engineers should have a solid technical and scientific training that enables them to develop and assimilate new technologies, stimulating their critical and creative role in identifying and solving problems. This course gives emphasis to the Mechanical, Manufacture, and Mechanical Design areas, offering great involvement with industries in the region. Professional profile: General education; Ability to solve concrete problems; Ability to perform problem analysis and synthesize solutions; Aptitude for project development; Ability to assimilate new technologies; Communication and leadership skills. * As per National Curriculum Guidelines (Resolution no. CNE / CES 11/2002). Field of Work The field of work for FACENS mechanical engineers: Applied Mechanics; Applied Thermodynamics; Transportation Phenomena; Mechanical Technology. The skills, abilities and attitudes students acquire and develop, ensure they are assigned future professional activities related to their training, according to CONFEA resolution: Management, supervision, coordination and technical guidance; data collection, research, planning, design and specifications; study of technical, economic and environmental viability; Assistance, advisory and consulting; Direction of project and technical services; Inspection, expertise, evaluation, monitoring, reporting, technical advice, auditing and arbitration; Job performance and technical position; Training, teaching, research, development, analysis, experimentation, testing and technical disclosure, scale; Budgeting; standardization, measurement and quality control; Job execution and technical services; Job supervision and technical services; Specialized technical production; Management of technical services; Management of setup team, assembly, operations, repair and maintenance; Setup execution, assembly, operation, repair, maintenance, equipment; Operation and maintenance of equipment and installation; Execution of technical drawing. Criteria for Passing or Failing Students will pass the class if their final grades are equal to or greater than 5.0 (five) and attendance is equal to or greater than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities. Students will fail the class if their attendance rate is less than 75% (seventy-five percent) of classes and other school activities, or have final grades lower than 5.0 (five). The same attendance and performance requirements apply to students who failed and retake the class. [-]